The Music of Karen Lafferty

As singer/songwriters of the 70s who were Jesus followers began to be troubadours of their faith, Karen Lafferty was on the front lines pioneering music of the Jesus Movement. In 1974 Calvary Chapel’s Maranatha! Music released one of the first ever albums of contemporary Christian worship.  Karen’s scripture chorus to Matthew 6:33, “Seek Ye First”, was on this album which became an international best seller as it made its way from California beach Bible studies to the Vatican. This simple chorus quickly became Karen’s signature composition and opened doors for her around the world.

Karen Lafferty has done a huge amount in her over four decades of music ministry.  She is now in process of completing a biography of her journey as a Christian musician which thus far has led her to over seventy nations.

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The Latest News

Karen’s Ordination Message

Karen Lafferty Ordination Message April 15, 2018 – Calvary Chapel Las Vegas, New Mexico Thank you for coming. This is a special occasion for me and I’m honored you came to be part of it. Many of you may be wondering why, after 47 years in ministry, have I chosen

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Welcome to my new website

Hello Friends, I’m so glad you found me.   I plan on occasionally using this “Blog” area to share some of my experiences and deeper thoughts.  I never know who might be interested in such things, but there may be someone who just might benefit from something I share, so

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Ministry Activities

Local Ministry – Karen continues to minister with her local church, First Baptist Church of Santa Fe, by leading the Missions Team and participating musically with the Praise Team and the choir.   She also is asked by local churches to be a “fill in” worship leader. Launch of the Art

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